College, Inc.: Dillard University

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 08/30/2010

Dillard University, five years after Katrina

To commemorate the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I offer a guest blog post by Marvalene Hughes, president of Dillard University. Dillard, a private, historically black liberal arts college in New Orleans, was heavily damaged by flooding after Hurricane Katrina....

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration | Tags:  Dillard University, Dillard University katrina, Hurricane Katrina, Katrina anniversary, New Orleans Katrina

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 03/05/2010

An HBCU president reflects on Obama's initiative

Readers of this blog will know that President Obama signed an executive order last week ago reaffirming and strengthening the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a document first signed by President Carter 30 years ago. The...

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:52 AM ET, 03/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public policy, Public policy | Tags:  Dillard University, HBCUs, Obama administration